Golub Capital has hired Chip Cushman as a managing director in its middle market lending group. Previously, Cushman worked at GE Antares where he served as a managing director.
New York – May 15, 2015 – Golub Capital announced today that Chip Cushman has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Middle Market Lending (“MML”) group. Mr. Cushman will be responsible for originating, underwriting, executing and monitoring investments for the firm. He will be based in Golub Capital’s New York office, covering the New York metro and D.C. metro areas.
Mr. Cushman has over 20 years of investment management, investment banking and business development experience, most recently as a Managing Director at GE Antares, a division of GE Capital Corporation. There, Mr. Cushman was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with private equity firms and originating and evaluating new lending opportunities, including first lien, second lien and unitranche loans.
“We are thrilled to have Chip join our Middle Market Lending team. He brings many years of hands-on experience and a thorough understanding of the direct lending environment, as well as a significant number of valuable sponsor relationships. He will be instrumental in our efforts to expand our business and provide unmatched reliability and service to our growing network of clients,” said Andy Steuerman, Head of Middle Market Lending and Late Stage Lending.
Golub Capital is also pleased to announce that Matt Fulk and Craig Palmer will be taking on new roles in origination. Both Mr. Fulk and Mr. Palmer have been leaders in underwriting within the firm and have built strong, long-term relationships with the firm’s clients over their tenure at Golub Capital. Stepping into their new business development roles will further support Golub Capital’s intention to increase its client base.
“Matt and Craig have shown impressive leadership in their roles as underwriters at the firm, through which they have forged valuable relationships with our clients. Their new responsibilities will allow them to build on these important relationships and create new ones as Golub Capital continues to grow,” said Andy Steuerman.
About Golub Capital Middle Market Lending
Golub Capital’s award winning middle market lending team structures financing solutions with hold positions of up to $250 million. The team also underwrites and syndicates senior credit facilities and a proprietary suite of GOLD (one-loan debt) facilities, up to $500 million. As of YE 2014, Golub Capital has been #1 for four years in a row for senior secured loans of up to $100 million for leveraged buyouts (according to Thomson Reuters LPC and internal data; based on number of deals).
Golub Capital is a nationally recognized credit asset manager with over $10 billion of capital under management. Golub Capital has four highly complementary business lines led by exceptional teams of credit professionals: Middle Market Lending, Late Stage Lending, Broadly Syndicated Loans and Opportunistic Credit. Golub Capital’s lending offices are located in Chicago, New York and San Francisco. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.golubcapital.com.